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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ostensible (0.00954 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to ostensible.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ostensible pura, pura-pura
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ostensible ostensible adj 1: appearing as such but not necessarily so; “for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent”; “the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies”; “the ostensible truth of their theories”; “his seeming honesty” [syn: apparent(a), seeming(a)] 2: represented or appearing as such; pretended; “His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity” [syn: ostensive]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ostensible Ostensible \Os*ten"si*ble\ ([o^]s*t[e^]n"s[i^]*b'l), a. [From L. ostensus, p. p. of ostendere to show, prop., to stretch out before; fr. prefix obs- (old form of ob-) + tendere to stretch. See Tend.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being shown; proper or intended to be shown. [R.] --Walpole. [1913 Webster] 2. Outwardly appearing to be; shown to be; exhibited; apparent; evident. [1913 Webster +PJC] 3. Declared; avowed; professed; pretended; -- often used as opposed to real or actual; as, an ostensible reason, motive, or aim. --D. Ramsay. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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